# Probability a given patient if the patient has a serious illness

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Researchers have determined that patients who are smokers have 18% chance of contracting a serious illness, whereas only .06 probability that a non smoker will contract a serious illness.

23% are all smokers

77% non smokers

What is the probability that a given patient if the patient has a serious illness?

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23 % are all smokers. That is 23 smokers out of 100

77% non smokers. That is 77 ...

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